What Is the Aquarius Personality Type?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on December 02, 2022

Of the 12 zodiac signs, there are four elements: earth, air, fire and water. Aquarius, a fixed air sign represented by three wavy lines or “The Water Bearer,” is one of the three air signs of the zodiac. If you’ve never done a deep dive into the Aquarius personality type, you might be surprised to learn this sign is perhaps the most unconventional of the entire zodiac. 

How to Love an Enneagram Head Type (Types Five, Six and Seven)

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 05, 2022

Our Enneagram Relationship content was co-developed with marital therapist-turned relationship coach Christa Hardin (MA)*. 

 

Enneagram head types are motivated by a desire to be mentally and emotionally safe. They are often logical and analytical people who can be counted on to make decisions in a crisis. There are three Enneagram head types: Five, Six and Seven.

What is the Rarest Enneagram Type?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on August 18, 2022

There are nine different Enneagram types in the Enneagram personality system, but statistics suggest they aren’t evenly distributed amongst the population. Considering these differences, the Enneagram has some types that are more rare and some that are more common. So what is the rarest Enneagram type? Among Truity readers, the rarest Enneagram type is Type 7, “The Enthusiast,” with Type 5 “The Investigator” following close behind. 

Can Type 5 Enneagrams Become Entrepreneurs?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on July 14, 2022

There’s a common misconception that inward-looking personality types like Enneagram Type 5s don’t make good entrepreneurs.

But this stereotype is wrong.

While Type 5s tend to avoid building relationships and can appear withdrawn and introspective to outsiders, that doesn’t mean they can’t succeed at building a business. In fact, Fives possess many of the skills needed to be an entrepreneur, including independence, focus and in-depth knowledge of their chosen field.

What Are the Best Careers for the Enneagram Type 5?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on May 18, 2022

A comprehensive list of suitable Enneagram Type 5 careers would be quite long, which is a testament to their high levels of motivation and impressive intellectual and creative capacities.

The Enneagram 5 is known as the Investigator. This label is appropriate, because it captures the true nature of this thoughtful and curious type.

Category: Type Five

A Deeper Dive into Enneagram Subtypes: Head Types 5, 6 and 7

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on March 28, 2022

This blog post is part of our Fundamentals of the Enneagram series, which takes a deeper dive into all the Enneagram elements - wings, arrows, subtypes, centers of intelligence, growth pathways and more. For an overview of the series, start with our introductory post here, then read Subtypes and Instincts of the Enneagram: What are They, and How Do They Affect Human Behavior?

What are the Most Common Enneagram Types for INTJs?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on March 24, 2022

Most know INTJs as efficient, hardworking, and excellent problem-solvers. As Extraverted Thinking Te-users, these personalities rely on facts and logic to make decisions, and usually prioritize reasoning over feeling. Still, though INTJ types share common characteristics among themselves, no two INTJs look exactly the same.

What Do Enneagram Fives Secretly Want in Relationships?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 01, 2021

Relationships come in many shapes and sizes. There is no script for the “perfect” relationship, only two people navigating their way to some form of interdependent existence. Some types focus on pulling people close—too close, while others try to create distance and, at times, too much distance. Finding the right balance is the work of every type in a relationship, and insights from our Enneagram type can help us navigate this drama.

Enneagram Type 5 Relationship Compatibility

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 01, 2021

Insightful and a bit mysterious, the Enneagram Five, “The Investigator,” is a thoughtful partner, who often surprises their significant other with small romantic gestures and desires to deeply understand their partner. Since this type needs plenty of alone time, they do best with a partner who understands their need to withdraw. 

What are Jane Goodall’s Myers-Briggs and Enneagram Personality Types?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on April 29, 2021

Scientist, conservationist and peacemaker, Jane Goodall is best known for her 60-year study of chimpanzees and is considered the world’s foremost expert on the animal. Her legendary research on chimpanzees has forever changed the way humans view the species. 

Private, independent, and always focused on developing a better world for tomorrow, Jane Goodall exhibits many personality traits similar to those of the Enneagram 5 and INFJ personality types

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